Sentence Examples with the word sessions

The legislative sessions are biennial and are limited to fifty days; special sessions are limited to twenty days.

We crammed in five sessions with three positive achievements, a new record.

The constitutional conventions of 1845 and 1875, and the state convention which issued the call for the National Liberal Republican convention at Cincinnati in 1872, met here, and so for some of its sessions did the state convention of 1861-1863.

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My acquiescence lightened the mood for the remainder of the trip as Betsy and Howie chatted as if future sessions were a faite accompli.

By Sunday, tempers had subsided and five sessions were attempted.

It increased the number of senators and representatives, created the office of lieutenant-governor, substituted biennial for annual sessions of the legislature, introduced minority representation in the choice of the higher judiciary and of the county commissioners and auditors and provided (as had an amendment adopted in 1850) for the election of all judges by popular vote.

Amendments to the constitution must be passed by a majority of each house of the legislature at two consecutive sessions and submitted to a vote of the people at the next regular election.

Mackenzie); Archbold, Law of Quarter Sessions (4th ed., by Mead and Croft); J.

Under this constitution sessions of the General Assembly are biennial (meeting the second Monday in May in even-numbered years) and are limited to sixty days.

We agreed there'd be no more sessions unless all five of us were together.